Dr. Peter A. Walker earned his
medical degree at Saint Louis University School of Medicine
in St. Louis, Missouri. His general
surgery residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center at
Houston (UTHealth) Medical School was followed by an NIH-funded research
fellowship and an advanced laparoscopic and robotics fellowship at UTHealth.
certified in general surgery, Dr. Walker’s clinical interests include advanced
robotic surgery, weight loss surgery, gastroesophageal reflux disease
(GERD) surgery, hernia repair, biliary (gallbladder) surgery and general
surgery. In practice since 2013, he treats patients 18 years and older.
Dr. Walker also serves as an assistant
professor in the Department of Surgery,
Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery,and associate program
director of the Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship Program at UTHealth. He was
elected to Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society and
is an Associate Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He holds an editorial
position on multiple medical journals and, as a resident, earned numerous
awards for outstanding research.
Walker’s practice is dedicated to providing patients with state-of-the-art
surgical therapies using the least invasive, most advanced and safest
techniques available. His position on the UTHealth faculty allows him to stay current
with the most recent medical research and surgical techniques available. He
focuses on providing quality care during times of stress and making himself and
his staff readily available to patients.
A resident of Katy,
Dr. Walker is married and the father of two young daughters. Outside of
his practice, he enjoys running, reading and college